Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

When choosing a theme or style for decorating your home, there are many to choose from. One of the most popular decorating themes today is farmhouse style home decorating. Perhaps it is the most popular because it provides an inviting atmosphere and overall friendly feeling. Farmhouse style home decorating, because of its warm environment, is enjoyed by the people who live there as well as all those who visit. Farmhouse Style – Interior Design and Home Decorating Tips – by Designer Maxwell Alexander As with […]

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui – with Designer Maxwell Alexander

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui – with Designer Maxwell Alexander

Just a few months ago we featured Villa 9W – one of the Duncan Avenue Design Studio projects and analyzed it from the Feng Shui perspective. I like using Feng Shui concepts to make overly complicated scientific ideas more relatable and down-to-earth. It is fascinating how our knowledge of home design circled back thousands of years just to see that we’ve had it all figured out! Well, another thing just happened: the new generation of the workforce (Millennials) is in! They are very serious about health & wellness and […]

The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Maxwell L. Alexander

The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Maxwell L. Alexander

Winter Holidays is the most Magical Season of the Year. In The Valley of Gold Holiday Fine Art Canvas Prints Collection, Photographer Maxwell Alexander catches the beauty of holiday lights reflecting in vibrant holiday decor around the Hudson Valley. Wether it’s ornaments on the Christmas Tree or sparkling bokeh lights on the golden jewelry – authentic Holiday Magic is in the every piece of this collection. The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Photographer Maxwell L. Alexander And while you are doing your […]

How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

The purpose of showing your home is to hook a buyer. You want the buyers to come through your house and be impressed – so impressed in fact, that they’re ready to make an offer. How to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success by Dino Alexander, CEO & Principal Broker, Alexander Maxwell Realty You’ll have one chance to make a first impression on the potential buyers and you want to make it count. Focusing on the outside is the first tip. Make sure that […]

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5 Tips to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success

The purpose of showing your home is to hook a buyer. You want the buyers to come through your house and be impressed – so impressed in fact, that they’re ready to make an offer. You’ll have one chance to make a first impression on the potential buyers and you want to make it count. Focusing on the outside is the first tip. Make sure that you don’t neglect the outside of your home. 5 Tips to Ensure Your Home’s Showing Is a Success by […]

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Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Sell Their Home in the Hudson Valley

Selling a home in the Hudson Valley can be exciting and frustrating all at the same time. Of course, you’ll increase your excitement and lessen your frustration if you sell your house quickly and efficiently. But to sell your house fast, you’re going to need to make sure you’re not making any mistakes that could lead to buyers passing over your home. If it is your first time selling a house, consider these common mistakes that sellers make prior to putting their home on the […]

Home staging is a crucial marketing tool when you are planning to sell your home and to acquire the real worth of your property

Home staging is a crucial marketing tool when you are planning to sell your home

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Homebuyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value, and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential part of the sales process. And since so many home searches now start online, staging a house for sale is as […]

Are you selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are a few things to consider before your first price drop.

Are you selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are a few things to consider before your first price drop. By Realtor Maxwell Alexander It’s the end of a crazy summer here in the Hudson Valley’s real estate market. Bidding wars are far less frequent and the average number of buyers trying to get the same property went down from dozens to just a few. So your house might be in perfect shape and you’ve priced it right, but still, due to seasonal market fluctuations, your […]

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Essential staging tips that will help you sell your house flip faster by Realtor Maxwell Alexander

Essential staging tips that will help you sell your house flip faster. By Realtor Maxwell Alexander When it comes to selling homes, clutter and overly personalized decor is usually the biggest issue that deters buyers from considering a home, but with flips, it is totally the opposite! Flipped homes usually don’t have their inhabitants and hence lack any baggage that comes with living in a space for years. So what do you do to make it come across as an actual home and sell it […]

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home by Maxwell Alexander, REALTOR®, N.Y.S. Licensed Real Estate Sales Person, Alexander Maxwell Realty Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such […]

Duncan Avenue Design Studio - Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

Duncan Avenue Design Studio – Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley

Real Estate Design & Construction Services in Hudson Valley When looking to sell your home, you want to make sure that it is as well-designed and well-decorated as it can be. A home, after all, is mainly just space; it’s often the furnishings and the décor that really “sell it” to potential buyers. Professional real estate renovations and design services can leave you with a  property which is chic, modern, and competitive on the real estate market in Hudson Valley. When you’re looking for real […]

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Why it is a great idea to stage your Hudson Valley house before selling it

Want to sell your home quickly and for top dollar?  Staging can help.  Staging is presenting your home in its best and most appealing light to the majority of home-buyers. In theory, staging isn’t hard or costly, but in reality, many homeowners find it difficult because it’s often hard to see something objectively when we love it. An easy way to see effectively staged homes is to visit decorated models.  Decorating a model is expensive, but builders are willing to invest the cost because they […]